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Head of the Department of Theory, Philosophy and History of Law; Institute of Law in Poznań; SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities (SWPS Univeristy). Professorship in legal sciences; habilitation in humanities (philosophy and philosophy of law). Scholarships and professional trainings inter alia in Nuffield College Oxford, International Institute of Human Rights (Strasbourg), Council of Europe and in the Netherland Institute of Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (Mellon Scholarship). His scholarly work concerns primary international and constitutional protection of human rights, mainly its philosophical aspects (also in historical perspective). Author of over 120 contributions, i.e. I have published extensive monographs on philosophy of human rights, and on common good as a fundamental value of the Polish constitutional order (details can be found on Previously he worked in Poznań Human Rights Centre of the Polish Academy of Sciences, where I directed the Centre for Scientific Information and Documentation on Human Rights (1991-1996); he also headed the Department of Ethics at Zielona Góra University (2001-2009) and the Canon Law Department at Adam Mickiewicz University (2002-2010). In 2000 he was nominated by the Polish Parliament to be the first Polish Ombudsman of Children Rights, which counts to constitutional offices in Poland. He gave guest lectures at the Università degli Studi di Milano (Italy), Utrecht University, Radboud University Nijmegen (The Netherland), İstanbul Bilgi University (Turkey), and numerous guest lectures in Poland. He taught advanced courses for PhD students at law faculties of Jagiellonian University, Warsaw University, Adam Mickiewicz University (Poland), Università degli Studi di Milano (Italy), and also at the Faculty of Humanities at Zielona Góra University (Poland).

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